PAXEast 2014 Indie Showcase Announced

Earlier this Week, PAX released this years Indie Showcase Lineup, which includes 6 games from a variety of genres, all for iOS or Andriod. This years Indie Showcase is made up of: Crowman and Wolfboy by Wither Studios LLC Duet by Kumobius (Music by Tim Shiel) Framed by Loveshack ...

“The Vanishing of Ethan Carter” Explains Photogrammetry

As part of an article written by Edge magazine, The Astronauts, the development team behind the mind-bending Lovecraftian The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, revealed a new screenshot of the game, and talked about the process of photogrammetry. I’ll admit it, before reading this...

The Stomping Land Creates the Austroraptor

The Stomping Land is Live Streaming a new Dinosaur which we will no doubt be hunting, riding, and fleeing from when Supercrit eventually releases their indie-dinosaur-wrangling adventures! Watch live video from OfficialTheStompingLand on www.twitch.tv The Stomping Land is a multi...

Dean Hall Plans to do Stuff After DayZ

It was a story that begged for shocking and dramatic titles: “Dean Hall to leave Bohemia and step down as leader of DayZ“, “Dean Hall Leaving Bohemia, Stepping Down as DayZ Lead“, and even “Dean Hall plans to step down as lead designer of DayZ“...

GameMaker Studio Standard Free For Limited Time, Pro Upgrade Just $35

Now through March 2nd, YoYo Games will offer free digital downloads of GameMaker: Studio Standard edition,  a sizable increase in available features from the previous free Studio version. In addition to saving $50, those with the free GameMaker: Studio Standard have an option to ...

How Pixelscopic Dumped The Game Design Doc Process

Maintaining a massive game design document is one of the more tedious and least rewarding tasks in game making. In a recent blog post, Ryan Baker of PIxelscopic (DELVER’S DROP) details how his team shed documentation oppression in favor of programmer friendly spreadsheets v...

Changing Flashlight Intensity To Enhance Gameplay

Having the light slowly dim or dissipate over time adds an extra element of stress to any horror based game, so here's an excellent little piece of C# code (and the formula) for adjusting flashlight intensity based upon energy left in the battery.

Indie Royale “Debut Bundle 10” Now Available

The Debut Bundle 10 hits the web today with several excellent indies wrapped up in a nice little bow, not to mention one excellent album if you’re willing to drop just $6. For those looking to ease their Flappy Bird withdrawal, you’ll be happy to know Vetra Games̵...

Starbound Patch Notes: Enraged Koala Brings (mild) Issues

A new patch made its way to Starbound yesterday, and is going by the name “Enraged Koala“. The patch came out in two waves, adding in some Valentine’s Day Seasonal item, a new microphone instrument, and a host of other small issues. Unfortunately, there have bee...

Darkest Dungeon Livestreams a Mystery Class

Tonight,Chris Bourassa, the Creative Director of Darkest Dungeon, will be live streaming the creation of a new Character Class Wallpaper. This will be the first hint of a new class, yet unrevealed to the community. Tune in TONIGHT at 6pm PST / 9pm EST for an art LiveStream on the...

Boston FIG 2014 set for September 13

The Boston Festival of Indie Games, or FIG, has set the date for it’s 2014 event. The 2014 Boston FIG will be held September 13, at the Johnson Athletic Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Boston FIG covers everything independent and gaming, be it video...

The Beauty of The Banner Saga

When I sat down to write about The Banner Saga, there was one thing I knew I needed to point out. More than the fact that the game is a perfect example of when Kickstarter Projects work, more than the fact that it is a superb tactical RPG, the game is gorgeous in nearly every way...

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